"Chart of the World, according to Mercators Projection Shewing the Tracks & Discoveries of Captn. Cook", Dilly, Charles
Period: 1799 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
18.5 x 12.75 inches
47 x 32.4 cm
Nicely done world map showing the tracks of Cook's three voyages. Features better interior detail throughout the world than other maps on this subject. Tasmania is still attached to Australia. Good detail of coastal regions, New Zealand and the Sandwich Isles.
Nicely engraved with light outline coloring. Water stained near center and top. Short repaired splits top and bottom along centerfold. Paper thick and sound.